This report presents new estimates of wage loss for workers in California who suffered a workplace injury or illness in 2013 and compares these estimates with trends before, during, and after the Great Recession.
This dissertation explores the college major decision-making process, both for initial and subsequent major choices, and analyzes the associations between major choice behaviors and student outcomes such as time to degree and probability of graduation.
Prevention education programs for Palestinian youth should be structured to deal with a range of connected risk behaviors& for which certain youth may be at risk, not just single behaviors such as drug use.
The goal of social and emotional learning is to give students the skills they need to work in teams, communicate their ideas, and manage their emotions. Research can help educators determine which programs work and which ones qualify for federal funding under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
John McCain's heroism will forever punctuate America's memory of the Vietnam War, reminding us both of the horrors of war and the human potential to transcend them. His heroism also stands out because of how it empowered him as a congressman and senator to do things others could not.
By meeting the unmet health needs of incarcerated children, child health professionals can take the lead in addressing a major pediatric health issue while simultaneously addressing an under-discussed aspect of racial, ethnic, and socio-economic disparities.
RAND's Elizabeth D'Amico discusses her research on how medical marijuana advertising influences adolescents' use of—and positive attitudes toward—the drug. Los Angeles County used her findings to limit the placement of marijuana billboards and signage outside dispensaries.
Basic hygiene needs -- e.g. showers or clean clothes -- may encourage homeless youth to initially go to a drop-in center; knowing drop-in center staff or knowing friends who have recently used drop-in centers may encourage youth to keep coming back.
Disadvantaged children underperform educationally partly because on average they experience more risk factors. Interventions to address multiple causes of underperformance for disadvantaged children may have a better chance of success. The calibre of early childhood education and care professionals also likely matters.
This policy memo prepared for the European Platform for Investing in Children, provides a short resource guide for child-serving organisations to support effective implementation of evidence-based practices.
This annual thematic report of the European Platform for Investing in Children provides a snapshot of recent changes and new developments in the area of child and family policies across the EU in 2017.